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Anglican Church of Canada votes against same-sex unions

2016-07-12 10:40

The Anglican Church of Canada has voted against authorising same-sex marriages after a nearly week-long debate about blessing such unions.

Amid police tensions, Ice Cube leads rap defiance

2016-07-10 18:16

Ice Cube co-wrote one of the defining protest songs against police brutality and, at a moment of soaring tension with US law enforcement, the rap legend did not hold back.

Dutch court grants Canada extradition in cyberbully case

2016-06-28 20:10

An Amsterdam court has ruled in favour of extraditing a Dutchman to Canada where he is wanted on charges linked to the cyberbullying of a teenager who committed suicide in 2012.

SA's firefighters: We all lost an opportunity

2016-06-19 12:41

Fin24 reader PJ suggests that the firefighters sent to Canada should have persevered as it could have been a first small step leading to bigger opportunities.

Family of beheaded Canadian backs no ransom policy

2016-06-15 08:04

Relatives of a Canadian man slain by Islamic militants in the Philippines say they agree with Canada's policy of not paying ransom for hostages.

Canada household debt remains near record 165%

2016-06-14 15:30

Canadian household debt as a ratio of disposable income remained near a record in the first quarter.

McLaren's Jenson Button lifts the lid on future plans

2016-06-14 10:34

McLaren driver Jenson Button is not allowing rumours to detract him of his future plans, saying that he'll make a decision at the end of the 2016 season.

Firefighters deployed to Canada arrive in SA

2016-06-14 09:27

The 301 firefighters who were deployed to Canada to help suppress wildfires there have arrived home.

Don't condemn firefighters returning from Canada - minister

2016-06-13 18:16

The 301 firefighters who were deployed to Canada to help suppress wildfires there are coming back home, says the department of environmental affairs, adding that South Africans should not condemn them.

Trudeau says Canadian hostage in Philippines 'likely' executed

2016-06-13 16:26

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says it is "likely" that a Canadian kidnapped by Islamic militants in the southern Philippines nearly nine months ago has been killed.

 

Ukraine, Canada sign 'milestone' free trade deal

2016-07-11 19:11

Ukraine and Canada have signed a "milestone" free trade agreement designed to bolster support for the war-scarred former Soviet republic in the face of an increasingly assertive Russia.

Trudeau becomes first Canadian PM to march in Toronto Pride parade

2016-07-04 12:41

Justin Trudeau made history by marching with tens of thousands of people in Toronto's Gay Pride parade, becoming the country's first sitting prime minister to participate.

North American leaders make energy pledge

2016-06-28 16:04

The leaders of the US, Canada and Mexico are set to pledge to use renewable energy to generate half of North America's power by 2025, White House officials say.

Protesting firefighters showed courage against exploitation - Numsa

2016-06-16 12:06

South Africans firefighters who went on strike in Canada were ‘ruthlessly’ exploited, the National Union of Metalworkers of SA said on Thursday.

Parliamentary committee 'concerned' about SA firefighters debacle

2016-06-14 21:14

The parliamentary portfolio committee on Environmental Affairs says it will engage with the Department of Environmental Affairs to 'fully understand' the salary dispute involving South African firefighters who had gone to Canada to help suppress wildfires there.

Mercedes F1 boss critical of 2017 rule changes

2016-06-14 11:04

Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff believes that F1 changing the rules for 2017 is wrong for the sport; especially since Ferrari and Red Bull have made great progress.

Philippine officials confirm Canadian hostage was beheaded

2016-06-14 10:33

Philippine officials have confirmed that Abu Sayyaf militants beheaded a Canadian man, the second Canadian hostage to be killed by Abu Sayyaf militants in two months after their demands for a large ransom were not met.

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Buildings on lockdown in down town Toronto

2016-06-13 17:23

A number of government and university buildings in down town Toronto have been closed amid reports of a suspicious person in the area.

Ferrari did what?! 5 things we learned from the 2016 Canadian GP

2016-06-13 14:06

From Ferrari's botched tyre strategy to Nico Rosberg's bizarre final-lap blunder... the 2016 Canadian GP, won by Lewis Hamilton, left fans with many points to ponder.

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